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. that means that california minority republicans will have no real power to block insulations. one measure that could come up would be passage of a measure to legalize same sex marriage. senator stein berg says that there's no plan to raise taxes, which republicans say were there number one dinner. >>> following the presidential election, nasdaq fell 74, e.u. leaders scaled back on estimates on growth for next year. >>> in greece, hundreds of protesters clashed with police as the country's parliament prepares to vote on a package of spending cuts. a 48 hour strike is underway with banks, schools, and public offices closed. the prime minister is calling for pensions and holiday hours to be cut, in order to keep receiving bailout funds. >>> with the election behind us, wall street is turning to the fiscal cliff. congress needs to compromise to keep the economy on track ass said by tom baker. >> do you know what the fiscal cliff is? >> actually i don't. >> do you know what the fiscal cliff is? >> i haven't a clue what a fiscal cliff is. >> i haven't heard of that term. >> reporter: you will,
ago. according to the secretary of state's office. 59% of voters in california went to the polls yesterday. in 2008, that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half, or almost 55% of registered voters cast ballots yesterday. >>> the santa clara county registrar said it has almost a quarter million ballots to count. more than 35,000 provisional ballots. >>> stay with the 10:00 news. in 9 minutes, mitt romney's last minute decision after losing the election. plus, a tax hike, statewide. the refund some students will get as a result. and at 10:45 the vote yesterday that could set thousands of inmates free. >>> striking workers at raleys, and knob hill supermarkets rallied for support. they've been on the picket line for four days. workers rallied at this nob hill store in alameda. the workers are against proposed cuts to their health benefits, and also the elimination of people pay on sundays. one worker said he's been with the company for 23 years. >> i believe in this company, and i still believe in it. >> reporter: raley's issued a statement saying in part, it is
all across the county dreaming some big dreams. but california is one of the few states that actually does not participate in that drawing. eric tells us what they soon could change. >> this store has a rap for producing some big winners. some people came hoping to play powerball. instead they had to settle for superlotto. but officials could add it to the lineup when they meet tomorrow. >> tonight we have got an estimated -- >> reporter: the powerball website crashed before the host could read the winning numbers for the big jackpot, but the odds were already against anyone from california. it's just one of eight states that doesn't participate in the powerball game. >> i actually had a dream and my mom who passed away five years ago told him go buy lotto tonight. >> they spent over $200 tonight. like the millions who lined up around the country, they would have preferred powerball and now it seems they are going to get their wish. >> i think it's appropriator and that's why we've take -- appropriate and that's why we've taken these steps. >> reporter: negotiations for california to
local communities, in california, and for the future of this country. we have team coverage on this election as ktvu's amber lee has tonight's last minute get out the vote effort. we're going to begin in chicago with ken pritchett, and president obama. >> reporter: accords to the white house schedule, air force one should touchdown in chicago. any minute, mr. obama will spend election day in his adopted hometown of chicago just as he did four years ago. president obama ended his final day on the campaign trail in the swing state of iowa. this after he made a campaign stop in another swing state, ohio. ♪ [ music ] and the commander in chief started his day with the boss, bruce springsteen in wisconsin. three swing states. his chicago supports, such as lou walsh, and her daughter spent their day volunteering on the phone. >> who are you calling? >> calling people in iowa, and wisconsin basically. so swing states. >> reporter: in downtown chicago, we visited an obama field office. the volunteers here, most are local, but some are from the golden state. >> i, like many califor
adding a cloud of confusion to california's policies. >>> and new details tonight about the scandal that rocked the beltway and its implications on this week's congressional hearing. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >> good morning, it's monday november 12th. get your twinkies while you can. bakers are walking out tonight. happening right now, janet is live. and janet, you tell us that this strike is turning up the heat to this company and leading to illustrates demise? >> reporter: lets. actually this is a distribution site for hostess twinkies and other snacks. and as you can see, the protesters are here and they say that they'll be here 24- hours until the company agrees to give them more dough. workers chanted near a delivery line outside of hostess' factory in oakland. >> we're taking the brunt for the mistakes of the ceos, but we're the ones taking all the consultants. >> reporter: most of the plant's 71 workers are on a strike. hostess brands which makes twinkies, cup cakes, ho-ho, and other bread products, filed for bankrupt
are still closed tonight due to a wild fire burning in southern california. the 350-acre fire started around 11:00 a.m. along i-15 in the ka hone path in san bernardino county. it's now 10% contained. fire officials say the steep terrain and sant an na winds are making the fire difficult to fight. >>> san francisco is one step closer to a ban on public nudity. a board of supervisors today unanimously approved the ban. it now goes on to the full board. nudity is currently allowed in public spaces throughout the city. supporters say that nudity is a form of expression. opponents say it's bad for business. >>> governor jerry brown is sweeping through the state today. this comes amidst news that to defeat proposition 30. jana cot live in san francisco where the governor just wrapped up a rally. >> gasia, he was here about an hour and a half ago with a last-minute plea for prop 30. polls show it is skating by just you should the majority need today win. >> are you ready to win tomorrow? . >> at governor jerry brown's last campaign stop, they pulled out all the stops. >> keep the california dream
cal democrat -- top california democrat, harris, worked closely with the barack obama campaign. but said a promising victory tonight she says it is more tporpt get out the vote -- more important to get out the vote even in these hours. >> the reality is that there are, for example in ohio, last election cycle we won by 5 votes precinct. to vote it is express your voice. if we want our issues heard express your voice. at this point in the evening i want to encourage everyone to vote and we can talk about how much we enjoyed the celebration later. [ laughter ] >> well, of course, in addition to the question, the big question of who will win tonight the other question is when will we know in they believe it will be a long night. they believe we will have the answer to who will win this contest by tomorrow morning. back to you. >>> now, as we mentioned polls closed in several more states moments ago. >> we go once again to the polls. >> reporter: i want to tell you just a few minutes ago we got word that the associated press is now projecting that mitt romney will in fact win utah
that lead to those responsible. >>> starting tonight, the california highway patrol is going to start allocating their officers to patrol the streets of oakland. two officers per car is typical for this assignment. >> reporter: tonight, the gate opens on a new detail. >> when you're on the swivel, you don't know where you are. >> reporter: d.h.p. officers getting off and hitting oakland streets. and so does bishop bob jackson as he asks the governor for the highway patrol to patrol the city. sam morgan says that the officers who patrol are from the open area. morgan says because of safety concerns, he cannot disclose where exactly they will be prolong or how many days or weekso this assignment will last. >> on each of these details when we have assisted a local police department, there has always been a definitive drop in calls for police-related services, in criminal activity both on lower-level and series crimes. >> i suppose that's a good thing. >> reporter: but not every resident agrees. >> i think i would like to see more o.p.d. officers out. it would just make me feel more safe,
. >>> california's non-pertain analyst is now -- california faces a $.9 billion deficit through june of 2014, not a trivial amount, but it is far smaller, in addition, the analysts are forecasting the possibility of budget surpluses in california, starting in 2014. the combination of budget cuts and prop 30 fax revenues are being credited with easing the challenges. >>> house leader nancy pelosi says she wants to keep her post as she looks toward the future with more women in congress than ever before. >> i'm proud to stand before you, sisters. a lot of men wanted to come out here before you -- but this is girl's morning out. >> there will be at least 81 women serving in the congress. the 21 women in the senate is also a first. >>> water front, lawyers president, rick welsh and mayor, it calls for 25% of the construction staff, and 50% of the aapprentice-level jobs to be filled bay san francisco residents. the warriors plan to finance the 75,000 seat arena. the construction workers voiced their support today. >> i hope there's going to be some work high in the sky, and you know, just making
were waiting to make the arrest when he he walked out. >> a southern california man is behind bars tonight after allegedly carrying bomb-making materials. the sheriff officials say the 49-year-old was headed for los angeles. screening agents noticed his watch had a toggle switch and circuit boards and he was wearing oversize boots. the deputies say the watch device could have been used to trigger a bomb. >>> new at 7:00 tonight. the deadly contphreubgt in gaza between israeli forces and hamas -- conflict in gaza between israeli forces and hamas. we are live now with the passionate sides. >> reporter: gasia, because of what is happening half a world away there was a heated conversation here in front of the israeli consulate. >> reporter: hundreds of palestinians and supporters crowded the sidewalk on month to say their peace. >> each side blames the other. this man says he has family in gaza that is under israeli attack. >> my sister she just got married recently. talking to her husband she can hear the bombs land next to them. >> reporter: they kept them away from each other acr
in california, the votes being talllied late into the night tonight you but democrats couldn't make moves in the west, which will lead to the future of pelosi, the house democratic leader who didn't say if she would stick around. washington state senator murry led a celebration in dc for senate democrats who managed to hold their narrow majority thanks to blow -out wins by candidates in important battleground states. >> one we started almost two years ago now with this cycle, no one thought we would be able to keep the majority. we will do great and keep the majority and have great people in the senate. >> when will a decision come from her? we're told the democrats will have their leadership elections within a few days of thanksgiving -- thanksgiving. live in dc tonight, scott mcfarland. >> back to the bay area. voters across the area cast votes in a dozen congressional races. >> we have been following those races, two of which gained national attention. >> yes. one of those is a democrat versus democrat class right here in district 15. let's go live now and look the at the long-time con
states including california. no illnesses have been reported though. fresh express grows most of its produce in the salinas valley but is owned by chiquita brands. >>> 37-year-old sean moffet came home with a bump on his head and told his roommate that five men had attacked him. but police say that he might have been five people that were doing summer salts on a mattress and hurt himself that way. >> he said that five men had assaulted him. and he had been beat in the back of the head. he said they really beat me up badly. he used some curse words and said, they really, really beat me up. >> reporter: his roommate says that he was unconscious the next morning and he was dead. >>> plus turning back the clock on black friday. how wal-mart hopes to attract early bargain hunters this year. alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious
due in court december 16th. david stevenson, ktvu. >>> we learned today that a northern california man who was a navy seal has been killed in afghanistan. kevin evert from alkada died saturday in a mountainous area near the center of the country. military officials say that the seal was based on the east coast. he was in after -- afghanistan while working to support what is called -- >>> a wreath of roses, an american flag and a child's note all line his grave. stephens grew up in piedmont and attended uc hastings law school. >>> record spending on this cyber monday is expect to bring a surge to california. but ken pritchett tell us the state will likely get a lot less than many people had expected. >> if you need a tiki mug, a tiki statute or anything hawaii, talk to lawrence swansberg. his biggest item -- >> christmas hawaii shirts right now. >> we want folks to know that not out of state retailers who are doing business online are required to collect tax. >> so a camera sold on amazon would incur $60 in tax. if you don't pay sales taxes online then you owe a use tax that you must f
california voters say will vote yes. 38% say they'll vote no. back in july it had 4 5-4%. it has 34% support 49% say they'll vote no. >> oakland city council member, is target of an ethics commission. an unidentified citizen says say illegally used this computer. he announced he would run at at large council seat. complaints seamed liking a sign of desperation by political opponents. >>> within a few years the entire university of california is going smoke free. ucla aknox today it'll ban all tobacco by next spring. starting april # 22, it will be prohibited. officials say they want to make ucla the nation's healthiest campus. >>> the prison has been put on medical lock down since fraud an outbreak of chickenpox. the prison has suspended visits. to the inmates with chick pots have been quarantined. >>> authorities say pinole police aired donald ray mckulla. officials say he was uncorporative and a deputy saved him he was later found unresponsive. >>> a northern california man today told his story of survival just one day after he was attacked by what was believed to be a great white shark. 2
department says they will bring in fuel supplies tomorrow. on the political front, california senator, barbara boxer pointed out romney once called for cuts to the federal emergency management agency. >> as aination there are some responsibilities you can not short change or outsource. disaster relief is one of these. >> another controversy following the storm has been settled. today, new york mayor michael blockberg canceled the new york marathon saying it will distract attention. they said the race will go on to give people something to cheer about. >>> a earthquake hit after 2:00 a.m. northeast of the island of mendono. the quake was at a depth of 24 miles. >>> u.s. postal service is offering a $10,000 reward to help catch bay area mail thieves. neighbors provided the police with home surveillance video of the thieves at work. the police advise them not to leave outgoing mail in their boxes. it is punishmentable to time in prison and $25,000 fine. >>> high school football game of the week goes deep into the heart of danville. monthy vista high are renewing their rivalry. we are --
. >> the university of california named a new chancellor for you see berkeley. 61 -year-old nicholas berg will succeed the chancellor next june. he is an exec vice president at columbia university and professor of anthropology and history. he's helped out since 2004. students and others braved the rain and wind for a noontime walk out rally. they want the university to reduce tuition and prevent future increases. the property tax fund will stave off about $250 million that would have come in the middle of the academic year. and now to walnut creek where the grand opening of an fast food outlet to a long line of customers and some protesters. chick-fil-a opened its doors today in walnut creek. a group of gay rights supporters gathered outside and encountered a few people holding plaques. >> i want to be able to marry my partner. and hopefully, this just kind of get the word out. >> is not right for them to think they can just span chick- fil-a because they disagree with the owner. >> earlier, dozens of people camped out to be first and died. they offered free food for a year to the first 100 customers
in the case because he asked for an interpreter. >>> a follow-up on the arrest of a southern california man at a security check point. officials say he was wearing a watch that looks like a trigger for an explosive device. the 49-year-old went to court and learned the county district attorney has declined to file charges. take a look at this. it's a photo of the watch in question. the attorney says his client is an artist and he made this watch. the attorney said he wore it before without any trouble. >>> investigators say that a faulty stove pipe is to blame for a fire at a russian river resort that sent six people to the hospital. the fire broke out about 3:45 this morning on river road. firefighters say it started in one of the guest rooms and then spread. they say it took about 45 minutes to put the flames out. five people at the resort were treated for smoke inhalation and another verdict had burns on his shoulder. >> twist in the hostess bankruptcy saga raised the possibility we may not have to see the end after all. they agreed to enter mediation to save the company and more than 1
or there is no deal and workers at 24 raley's in the bay area join 104 other stores in northern california and nevada on the picket lines at midnight. we asked customers at the san pablo raley's if they would still shop here. >> i would still shop here because i like the store. >> they are the ones that have a reason for striking whether it's pay, benefits. >> reporter: as with most contract negotiation it's both. the union says grocery workers aren't alone. >> they are the fiber of the community. they are family. and they deserve to be respected, because we're all in this together, folks. >> reporter: that is why the weiderholts say they will go somewhere he is if their favorite store goes on strike. >> because the people here are great. every time we come in here, we come at least once a week, everybody says hello and appreciates us and we appreciate them definitely. >> reporter: now we talked to a raley's spokesperson who says the company had no comment, citing a media blackout. reporting live in downtown san francisco noelle walker ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there were signs of movement in the
postponed consideration of california's ban on same-sex marriage. the court is now expected to decide whether they will take the case november 30th 10 days later than originally planned. if the justices decide not to hear the prop appeal, then the ninth circuit ruling will stand allowing same-sex couples to marry in california. >>> the move is a last minute protest against an historic cap and trade greenhouse gas actions suffered tomorrow. companies will be able to buy and sell credits to stay within mandated limits for greenhouse gas emissions. in a suit filed in superior court said the action is a tax on businesses. >>> de la fuente has conceded that his 20 year run on the council has come to an end. capland issued a statement saying she is deeply grateful. capland received 60% of the vote. >>> its striking employees reached a tentative agreement today as rob roth reports, the union workers dropped their picket signs and are now back on the job. >> we won. >> reporter: when word came down at nob hill foods in alameda this morning, workers began celebrating. time to toss the picket s
of spending thanksgiving. i'm going to be flying home to california. >> reporter: dylan, an iraq war veteran says he is stunned and saddened, he will be returning to bury his brother. >> when you're in a war zone, you kind of expect something like that might happen. but you don't expect your brother will be gunned down for no reason on the streets of san jose. >> reporter: he was with a friend at 7-eleven to buy gum and energy drinks. when they came out, he was shot, by someone trying to carjack him. police are still looking for a second unidentified suspect. the pair was captured on this surveillance video. investigators say that two men are also responsible for four robberies on friday. followed by a shootout with police that injured an officer. >> scary to think there's another guy out there, you know responsible for this. >> reporter: friend adrian robinson started this website to help the family with funeral expansions. everyone who knew rory says they will miss e most popular k >> reporter: the family plans to hold a memorial on saturday morning. they're asking anyone with information
. >>> more details now, tedford was the highest paid public employee in the state of california with the salary of $2.3 million a year. his contract with cal ran through the 2015 season. that means the university could owe him as much as $6.9 million for the remaining three years of his contract. >>> showers are falling out there now. live storm tracker 2 2 picking up showers in san francisco. the rain has been picking up, the dynamics in the front are now upon us. it's been in the north bay all day. berkeley right now we're just talking about the campus up by the campus, heavy rain. heavy rain along the bay shore. more heavy rain as you get into the grizzly peak area. up in the called the caldecut tunnel area. up here in napa you have some showers. then you head south and san mateo you're getting showers. it's starting to sag through. this thing is dragging, barely moving. san jose what's going on? nothing. some drizzle at best. i'm going to show you how it steps through time as we head through tomorrow morning. and there's going to be some of this left over for the morning co
tomorrow morning. >>> and as we told you before, power ball is expected to come to california. power ball tickets will be available in california starting april 8thover next year. - - april 8th of next year. >>> we'll give you a detailed look at the storm's path and how much rain it will bring. >> the stadium is covered tonight because of the rain. we're going to take >>> the rain likely won't keep fans from heading to the pac12 championship game at stanford tomorrow night. maureen naylor is live now at the farm to tell us about the extra precautions being taken tonight to protect the surf, maureen. >> reporter: this is a first for the stanford stadium, behind me they have wrapped the scoreboard in pac12 logos. inside the yard is wrapped as well. >> reporter: it is covered with tarp and weighed down with sandbags. >> it's pretty wet right now already. >> reporter: he has a hard time sleeping when it rains before a big game. he's watching the weather forecast very carefully. >> we've been watching it hourly to see when the put the tarps down, when to cover it up and we're watching it for
in california will see a quarter of a percent increase in sales tax, and taxpayers making more than $250 thousand dollars will see various income tax inxreases. christy junkerman is a lecturer in the art department and is thankful that the voters put education at such a high priority. "it means a lot, i think to all of us. i think morale is high here today. people i've talked to have a little bit of extra cheerfulness." (:09) bridge: "they may be celebrating now, but there is still work to be done. this tax increase is only temporary, and expires in 2019. what's going to happen then?" president mohammed qayoumi sees the passing of prop 30 as a window of opportunity . . . a little bit of breathing room to find a permanent solution. "the state legislature, the governor, and officials will be able to work together and develop a funding mechanism both for education as a whole . . . k-12 as well as specifically for higher education" (:17) all this means students now have a sense of predictability regarding available classes and the cost of tuition. "i hope his breathing room will be a time th
to suppress violence. >>> california parol agents say they arrested 85 sex offenders during the annual halloween sweep known as operation boo. the arrest included 16 people here in the bay area. agents say they contacted 100 people to make sure they were not making contact with children. >>> efforts to reign in rowdy crowds could be coming in. >> reporter: task force will be going back on regular patrol because there aren't enough officers on patrol. there's already varying reasons what will happen over the weekends. 18 arrests at all, party buses are making downtown a destination. >> we saw a bunch of buses coming downtown, a lot of them are already drinking. >> reporter: staffing shortages are forcing them back on to patrol. >> reporter: yeah it will seem like it's a rowdier crowd. >> reporter: last week we had zero arrests. >> reporter: police plan to cut their alcohol serving hours but he's appealing saying he'sing being singled out. >> if anything happens within a mile radius, i get blamed for it. if somebody steals a candy bar at 7/11, i'm getting blamed for it. >> reporter: poli
continues tomorrow at the ucff campus. >>> after years of grim news, california's economic outlook is looking brighter tonight. the nonpartisan legislative budget analyst says the state is now facing a much smaller deficit in the coming year. it's estimated at $1.9 billion well below the $13 billion previously projected. the legislative analysts praises prop 30. >>> democrats have secured a so- called super majority in the state senate and assembly. the democrats have a 2/3 majority, allowing them to pass bills without having the support of republicans. it is the first time that's happened since the 19th century. >>> tonight, at 10:45, an auction raising money for state coffers. how you can participate in the bidding for much more than just cars. >>> a war of words waging tonight between the white house and top republicans. president obama bristled and senators, for their criticism of u.n. ambassador rice. five days after the attack in benghazi, libya. rice said it appeared an anti- muslim film sparked protests that got out of hand. the republicans say they don't trust rice and the
. >>> more details now on the wal- mart labor action. this was a scene in southern california. a crowd of more than 1,000 people gathered at the entrance to the store in the city of paramount. sheriff deputies ordered the protesters to leave and most of them obeyed but nine people did not and they were arrested without incident. >>> another arrest came in portland oregon. police took a 33-year-old protester into custody last night after he yelled at employees then refused to leave. things were peaceful outside the portland wal-mart today. >>> you know about black friday, how about plab friday. it's face wide but it started right here in oak hasn't -- it's nationwide but it started right here in oakland. >>> and temperatures dropping rapidly. where we could have some patchy fog first thing tomorrow morning and the >>> thousands gathered at union square in san francisco tonight for the 23rd annual tree lights ceremony. the tree was lit at 6:45 this evening. macy's donated the 83-foot tall reusable tree which is decorated with 33,000 energy efficient lights. >>> well tomorrow is what you
. >>> california may soon be one of the few states that require students to learn cursive handwriting. 45 of the 50 states are moving towards abandoning penmanship in an era of keyboards and cut and paste. opponents of cursive say it's no longer necessary and printing is sufficient. supporters say good hant writing help motor skills and is a symbol of personallality. >>> champion boxer hector camacho died in a hospital in puerto rico after being taken off life support. he won several world titles including two lightweight belts. after retirement he struggled with drugs and alcohol. camacho was shot tuesday while sitting in a car. he was 50 years old. >>> today fans from california and across the country are remembering actor larry hagman. a wreath of yellow roses was placed on his star at the hollywood walk of fame today. the actor who died yesterday standard as astronaut tony nelson on "i dream of jeanie," he was best-known as playing scheming oil man j.r. ewing on a dallas." exterior of the ranch stood in for the ewing home. larry hagman was a texas native. he died in dallas, surrounded by his fa
be amazon's third distribution center in california. the new building would be close to three major freeways and only about 30 miles from another amazon distribution center being built in patterson. >>> someone, some where in this country could be a lot richer tomorrow night. the power ballot reu -- power ballot reu jackpot is now up to $500 million. california is one of eight states that does not participate in power ball. the odds of winning is one in 175 million. >>> the issue to me was, put it on the ballot. >> reporter: a ktvu exclusive, san jose's police chief on why he's leaving the department and what would have kept him (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> only on 2 tonight, we sat down with san jose's police chief to find out why he's stepping town after spending only two years on the job. matt keller is in san jose where the chief gave us som
. researchers at uc s.f. have just begun looking at hundreds of cases in california that involved energy ks live in san francisco, robert stevenson. ktvu news. >> workers at this colombo bakery -- the company would shut down and put 18,000 people out of work. if hostess goes through with the plan, it will ask a judge tomorrow for permission to liquidate. >>> shares lost more than 2% today to close at $520 in change. with the loss, apple closed $500,000 market cap. it first crossed that threshold back in february. stocks down due to downs in jobs. dow lost 20 points. nasdaq lost nine. that extends the market's current losing streak to three days. >>> european nations say that 17 day euro zone that fallen back into recession. analysts say, even powerhouse germany is showing weak growth of just a fraction of a percent in the quarter. >>> an independent energy consultant said that at least two california oil refiners continue to produce gasoline but told the public that they were offline. these findings were presented today at the state senate committee on bay area transportation in for an. mccullah
protesters, to see what's at stake. >>> the big bet by california that's only starting to pay off. >>> and a deputy accused in a bank robbery faces the judge, the reason why this case might be soon on the move. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00.  >> good evening, it's monday, november 26, i'm gasia mikaelian, this is bay area news at 7:00. well, happening now, the search for a new police chief in san jose, city leaders with holding the first in a series of meetings seeking input from the public as it considers a replacement for police chief chris moore, who's leaving the post in mid-january. the meeting started just a few minutes ago, former police chief says that hiring a new chief in the current political and economic climate won't be an easy task. >> san jose is the least- staffed police department in the country. you've got a demoralized police force and the immediate future looks pretty bad fiscallily. >> today, the san jose police officers association said that official candidates have not been named but two names that keep s
time ever california bike race will start in southern california. they invailed the 12 host cities. it begins sunday, may 12th. traveling huh santa barbara and into the bay area. the final leg from san francisco so santa rosa may 19th. final crews line z has apologized to passenger who were told they would not be allowed to dress in drag. perjuriers said they were surprised to get an e-mail that guest would not be aloud to depress drag during performances or any public areas. after you believe up roar refound carnival reversed policies. >>> and one of the price la a that will likely leave someone playing a happy tune. and our meteorologist is taking another look at the first of three storms expected to roll in. she'll have the time line. >>> and if you're on the go or away from your tv you can still watch live on your computer, smart phone or tablet. get the (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don
the numbers are 1/175 million. california does not participate in the power ball lottery. >>> but for a good cause, the 90-year-old says she'll go on a date with the highest birder on an online auction benefits the fca. she's best known for her role. if it's a dramatic rescue effort that's yet to play out. the extreme lengths one bay area military group is going to save a sailor in desstress. you can call and a next week break in the stormy weather. chief meteorologist bill tells us -- depend if you're on the go or away from the tv quote- unquote you can still watch the web cast live on your computer, smartphone or tablet. get the app or go to ktvu. com. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >> drivers ma sees, and partial closures. after three cars came loose from a vehicle carrier and fell on the roadway. you could see the cars being loaded on to the toe tr
california just like she has for 19 years only this was her final report. >> hello i'm belva davis. >> reporter: tonight she faced the camera with the same composure and dignity that she brought to journalist a peer that spanned five -- journalist career that spanned five decade. >> i turned 80 years, i think i set a world record. i could do it until i was 100 if they would let me and i could remember my name. but i know that's not possible. >> reporter: she closed tonight's show interviewing her friend angelou. the topic, friendship. >> i had no college degree, i had no experience and how did it make it? i realized it was because of friend. >> reporter: her retirement means more time with friends, family and her husband retired camera man bill moore. >> to travel, to spend some time together, enter and remove some of the stress from television. >> i think i will still concede to hear her voice in my ears saying, you know what about those people who aren't being heard or you know what about the people who are poor. >> reporter: along with dozens of awards, davis also wrote a book c
legalized the recreational use of marijuana california's governor is weighing in. activists are now waiting to see how the government will react. >> reporter: the tiny displays of inventory, the modern look of the lobby. it's a modern dispensary with a relaxed feel but its owner says it's been a terrifying year. >> none of my staff knows when they come to work in the morning whether we're going home at night or going to jail. >> reporter: now governor brown has weighed in. >> i would say this, it's time for the justice department to recognize the sovereignty of the states. >> reporter: go to brown's comments come on the heels of governors of washington state and colorado legalizing marijuana for recreational news in defiance of federal law. >> president obama received 50,000 less votes in colorado than amendment 64 which legalized marijuana and that should send a message that this is a mainstream issue and they need to get on board with the will of voters. >> reporter: aaron smith with the cannabis industry association says all medical marijuana cases should be frozen and he hopes that legi
pulled a gun on him in oakland, california. >> on this night too short told the crowd 39-year-old williams has high on drugs. >> i'll tell you right now, [ inaudible ]. >> reporter: fans who paid as much as $100 to see williams feel like the joke was on them. >> to go out there and to be blatantly be disrespected to your face and i could understand whyesh -- why everybody wants their money back. >> we could not reach his promoter to find out if they plan to offer any refunds for the performance. >>> in oakland, a shooting in the city's lower diamond district left a 27-year-old man dead. officers found the man suffering from several gunshot wounds on plightner avenue around school street near 1:00 a.m. he was pronounced dead at the scene. there is no word on arrest or possible motive. this is oakland's 109th homicide of the year. there were 102 this time last year. >>> also in oakland, police are looking for a drunk driver who sent two people to the hospital in a hit-and-run this afternoon. a woman was putting items in the trunk of her car when she was struck on 105th avenue.
. numerous california agricultural products we're trying to get out to market. >> the longshoremen refused to cross the picket line yesterday by striking sieu workers. they tell us, they will stand in support of striking union workers. >>> in six minutes, our ktvu investigation of spending at the port goes deeper. plus the one piece of the puzzle they don't want us to see. >>> nearly a thousand workers at los angeles international airport staged a walk out today on one of the busiest travel days of the year. they blocked the main entry to the airport for nearly two hours. they're protesting what they call unfair labor practices. 13 people were arrested, mostly for refusing to dispurse. >>> for many people, the day before thanksgiving means rushing around, and getting all the needed ingredients. the roads were absolutely jam packed with people traveling, or running last minute errands. noel walker found big crowds. >> reporter: as you might have guessed, turkeys are the hot item here tonight. those fresh turkeys, because you don't have time to defrost these. we caught up with a few people w
's glad for help because some day california may need a favor in return. john fowler reports on the add -- additional groups in california and what they will find. >> reporter: 50 workers flew out today, 50 more tomorrow totaling 250 workers and 100 trucks that as yet another storm bears down on the devastated east coast. >> there's still about 150 million people without power. >> reporter: new york staten island hit exceptionally hard. four days without gasoline or electricity. >> you're going to die, you don't understand you have to get your truck here on this corner, now. >> reporter: i reached pg & e trucks, they said that the main concern is hospitals and health care centers. >> we have the election, our opportunity to exercise our rights to vote and that's kind of a big deal. >> reporter: i also phoned 37- year-old tarson a san franciscan who moved to find work. he said he had to work 30 blocks just to charge his phone. >> it's like a ghost town. it's very eerie. the only sounds that i hear are sirens. >> reporter: buss are now not running after sunset. the streets empty saved for
who take too long to graduate from california state university could face higher fees. the board of trustees is expected to vote on the fee for super seniors. cal state says it needs to make room for new undergraduates. students say that is not fair because they say classes are not offers as much as before due to budget cuts. >>> the u.s.s. horn yet honored the late neal armstrong. the floating museum celebrated the grand re-opening of its apollo exhibit. the hornet recovered the astronauts. >>> he served several years in the navy and went on to become a test pilot and then of course, went to work for nasa and became an astronaut and achieved the ultimate. >> today's festivities including a flyover by an historic aircraft. >>> downtown castro valley boulevard officially re-opened, showing off its new led lights, new trees and planters. the multi-million streetscape project included reconfiguring traffic lanes, widening sidewalks and adding bike lanes in the area from san miguel area to redwood road. >> a holiday tradition gets a little bit of a test run today. some of the new c
morning. >>> fire crews expected to be on the scene of this fire at a california power plant for days. the everybody that you bring. >>> the california highway patrol with a zero policy on drivers under the influence. jana katsuyama was out tonight and saw evidence of what can go wrong. joins us live from oakland, john. >> reporter: this is soutound 880 where people are headed home after a big feast with friends and family but the dark side of the holiday season is that many people drink too much and then get behind the wheel. >> the highway patrol is circulating around the bay area searching for drunk drivers during a maximum enforcement period. >> most officers look for collision factors, speed unsafe turning movements. >>> officers tested this driver for intoxication and then arrested him after they say he smashed into a broken down car that had two babies inside. >> this gentleman didn't have any knowledge of being involved in a collision. >> that was only the beginning. the truck sustained major damage including losing the right wheel and investigators say he drove off without s
. >> we don't want to see any further cuts to education. we want to reinvest in california and our state and reclaim the american dream. >> they're pushing hard to sway voters in its direction. >> california board of education says prop 30 provides no guarantee of new money for new schools. no on prop 30. we'll never know where the moneo es. >> but what role will young people play in this election? there are nearly 50 million young people in the u.s. between 18 and 29. kevin moore says voting at any age is important. >> voting is very important for everybody because we supposedly live in a democracy but if people don't vote then there's no democracy. >> 61% of young americans are registered to vote. caroline says voting simply slipped her mind. >> mainly because i didn't have the time and i was just, yeah, busy. it wasn't in my mind at all. >> what were you busy with? >> school. most busy with school. >> young people feel their voices won't make a difference. cheyenne says it isn't the case for her. >> if everybody had that opinion then nobody would show up to difference and it definit
an absolute false statement about my status as an attorney. >> reporter: the california state bar website shows that brunner was inactive from 1995 to 1997 for not completing continuing education but did not show any word of being suspended. >>> we will continue the election coverage for you coming up in five minutes. we'll take a look at the final push from both sides of the proposition 30 debate. >>> it's premier night in san francisco for a reality show that aims to do for silican valley what it already did for housewives. >> nothing, nothing. >> reporter: angry words for mayor bloomburg as frustration runs high. what people in new york city say they are not getting enough of. >> and the first polls opened just 30 hours from now. ♪ [ male announcer ] start with an all new award winning car. good. now find the most hard core driver in america. that guy, put him in it. what's this? [ male announcer ] tell him he's about to find out. you're about to find out. [ male announcer ] test it. highlight the european chassis, 6 speed manual, dual exhaust, wide stance, clean lines, have him floo
to their families. >>> california is launching a crucial first step to cut greenhouse gases. big polluters must buy credits to account for their emissions but they may also sell them. the system will help drive california toward a clean energy economy and environmentalists appraising it is a model for the world. >>> the recent wet weather system that rolled through the bay area brought lots of snow to the bay area. we want to show you what it looked like on friday in nayac. at high elevations more than 2 feet of snow fell. it was the first sizable snowfall of the season. and as you see here from these pictures boy it costs several spin outs and traffic back ups for drivers heading to the mountains. >>> it's not even thanksgiving yet and people are already skiing at lake tahoe. we want to show you what's going on out here. this is a picture taken at boreal ski resort. they did have the snow machine going on out there. more and more ski resorts are set to open this month. north star is set to open in a week. and we move on and see that kirk wood is set to open on november 21st that's the week of than
the priceless art facts are missing tonight after a break in at the oakland muse sim of california. at our top story 7:00, jana is live at the museum and tells us one person was arrested but police do not consider it to be the main suspect. >> that's right, gasia. i spoke with museum staff, and they tell me that even though one person was arrested, they still have not recovered any of the items that were stolen from the museum. they do have surveillance video and say it peer apierce that this crime was planned out in advance. staff were told to report to a meeth this morning where they learned about the theft. the director says someone broke into the history gallery about midnight setting off alarms. the museum has 24-hour security so the three guards on site called police. >> there was damage at the point of entry where the burglars entered and there were several artifacts taken from display cases and those cases were damages but luckily no one hurt. >> the director says police responded within three minutes but found no one. >> unfortunately it seems that these burglars knew what they were l
going without contract. >>> items found on a man from southern california could have been used as a triggering document. his boots were too sizes too large for his feet and had a hidden component. >> a lawsuit was filed today against a well known comedian because of what he's accused of doing to a fan earlier today in oakland. cat williams is performing tonight, jana katsuyama, we're learning more about these charges. >> reporter: he has not taken the stage yet. one fan says he severely beat him friday night. >> if you have your tickets please proceed to the right. >> reporter: tonight cat williams drew more than 10,000 fan in oracle arena. many knew he had been arrested in oakland. >> i was worried that i would not be able to make this show. >> he might have a hot head but he's funny. >> reporter: delvon davis says that mummon severely beat him outside the court. today the teen's attorney pamela price announced that they're suing williams and his promoters. he invited them all to his rv tour bus. >> my client is an aspiring rapper. >> reporter: williams suddenly lashed out. >>
of money on gas and traveling yeah. >> reporter: over all aaa california estimates 5.4 million californians will travel one way or another this holiday week. christien kafton, channel 2 news. >>> in san francisco's union square today some shoppers were out ahead of the traditional black friday sales saying they may miss the discounts but they also missed the crowds. >> with the time and everything we saveed the time and that's very important to me and that's what it is. >> reporter: retailers say they are encouraged this year that there are 33 days between thanksgiving and christmas which is three more than last year giving consumers a little extra time to shop. even so the national retail federation is expecting a modest increase over last year. >>> two days, two carports up in flames and this latest fire in oakland destroys much more than the family car. >>> thousands of parolees were at large may soon get a pass in a ktvu special report. the change that's about to take place that would release 10,000 parolees from state supervision. >> and st. anthony's is once again offering curb [ laug
for the nurses who walk out. >>> a northern california man vs. a great white shark. >> came up from underneath me, and pulled me in the water. >> the move that freed him from the shark's jaws. >> new moves >>> some incredible new details tonight about a shark attack off the coast of eureka. for the first time, we're hearing from the young surfer who was attacked, and pulled under water, and what he did to get the shark to go. >> reporter: it was near this very spot where surfers could be seen riding the waves today where it happened. >> i was very fortunate to be here and able to tell my story. >> reporter: scott stevens story started yesterday morning along the eureka coast. >> it happened very quick. a shark picked up from underneath me, and pretty much grabbed onto my side. >> reporter: the shark made a mark on his surfboard, and left a 14-inch bite wound in his side. >> i opened my eyes underwater and punched the shark on the side of the head several times until it released me. >> reporter: he was losing blood fast. it is understandable, there are very few people surfing at this spot today.
in california. this all-electric toyota rav4 has a tesla drive. for a buck you can go 19 miles. gasoline equivalent? 76 miles per gallon. many other electrics are here. including this, the coda, this year, hands-on driving as never before. and you will get in the vehicle with a product specialist and you'll be able to drive around the believe and get a feel for the car. forty-two vehicles that people are able to get in, and this is the first time we'd done it although this level. >> reporter: is volvo also offerings an option that senses and brakes for pedestrians -- who want to make something different. at nine bucks per an adult. children 12 and younger free, it's inexpensive family entertainment. i'm consumer editor tom vakar, ktvu, channel two news. >> a 2-fer to today, where president obama -- not one but two turkeys this thanksgiving eve. covler is now the newly -- gobbler is now the national turkey. the president urged all americans to reach out to those in need this thanksgiving holiday. and a reminder, ktvu's annual one warm coat drive begins trito collect winter coats for peopl
california. she is one of our winners and joining us via skype right this minute along with her twin 6-year-olds. were you so excited to find out that you were one of our winners in our giveaway? i was very surprised. we were just starting our friday usual movie night and i just laid on the couch checking e-mail. when i saw it come through i kind of went kind of crazy. they were one dering what i was yelling about. i showed them the e-mail and let them know i did win. >> what types of videos do you find most appealing? >> i like the shocking videos and the video of the week. i work from home all the time so i don't like to surf the internet when i'm off. it's a nice sit around and kind of watch what's on the internet. >> we are so thrilled that you watch our show and we're so excited to send you a brand new ipad. >> thank you. i cannot wait to get it. the kids can play their games. they like angry birds. like angry birds? >> [ inaudible ]. >> yeah. and then dago. >> thank you for watching and miles and emil for joining us. >> thank you. >> bye. [ applause ] >>> now you still have a chance t
and is the manager at summit ranch center in california. they have a program where timmy is a student that gets to interact with the out of this. >> i wouldn't say these are exactly kisses. this is more like a horse tongue bath. horse tongue sponge bath. >> according to heather, this horse loves to give everyone kisses. >> that's going to do it for us here at rtm. we'll leave you with more of channing tatum's "gq" dance shoot. enjoy. ♪ -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com i am making crescent bacon cheddar pinwheels. wow, i'm impressed! [ ding ] dad, the cable's out! you got that right? [ kiss ] thank you ♪ [ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin.
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